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21 Feb 2018
During student volunteering week, Joy Williams, research fellow at IES, presents a timely look at the evidence on the benefits of higher education students taking part in volunteering.
7 Feb 2018
Nigel Meager, institute director, on the government's Good Work Plan and its response to the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices, including new IES research offering analysis of the experiences of individuals working in the gig economy.
31 Jan 2018
Duncan Brown, IES head of HR consultancy, discusses the need for HR functions to address talent management challenges by investing in the upskilling of existing staff, in order to drive investor returns in the future.
15 Dec 2017
Duncan Brown reflects on debate at the CIPD annual conference 2017 with Professor Ilke Inceoglu and delegates, considering whether employee engagement does actually increase productivity in the workplace.
Market pay supplements: sticking plasters or longer-term solutions to recruitment and retention pressures?12 Dec 2017
Are pay supplements a long-term solution to recruitment and retention issues? Catherine Rickard reflects on recent IES research on behalf of the Office of Manpower Economics (OME).
16 Nov 2017
Senior research fellow, Adam Elston, considers recent IES research on pay gaps and developments in gender pay reporting.
9 Nov 2017
Emma Pollard reflects on IES research on behalf of the Higher Education Funding Council for England and how higher education providers can build inclusive learning cultures.
24 Oct 2017
Is HR's future role one of thought-leaders and innovators? Duncan Brown reflects on IES' 2017 annual conference and considers HR's future direction and purpose.
9 Oct 2017
Dr Kath Atkinson looks at how changes in civil service pensions are likely to impact future working patterns.
4 Oct 2017
The future of the UK's immigration system is at the heart of the Brexit negotations. Erica Consterdine analyses the possible scenarios for a future system and considers the likely impact on employers.